Cristina earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Sciences at the University of Maryland - College Park. She went on to serve as the Operations Manager of the Animal Department at the Maryland Zoo for nine years, gaining experience in both staff and animal management, departmental leadership, organization and policies, as well as facility and project management. She continued to gain business development experience at a family-owned construction company for the past three years, enhancing her budgeting, bookkeeping, and project management skills. She is excited to join the team at Tufts as Practice Administrator, working collaboratively with both staff and veterinarians to help grow the facility. In her free time, Cristina enjoys being with her growing family, staying active outdoors, and cooking and entertaining.
Rachel earned her Associate degree in Animal Science with a focus in Equine Studies from the University of Connecticut. Her passion for large animals began at a young age while growing up around her family's farm. Rachel's main role at Tufts is scheduling appointments and triaging emergency calls. In addition to maintaining schedules, Rachel also prepares vaccination certificates and Coggins reports, dispenses pharmaceuticals, and maintains client relations. Outside of the office Rachel enjoys competing at Appaloosa shows on the regional and national levels and spending time with her family.
Jen earned her undergraduate degree in Animal Science/Dairy Management from the University of Connecticut. Her primary responsibilities for Tufts Veterinary Field Service include maintaining the controlled substance logs and certificates of veterinary inspection, sterilizing surgery packs, performing laboratory work, exportation of animal and germplasm and coordinating the scheduling, x-rays and endoscopies. In her free time, Jen is actively involved in her family farm and enjoys spending time with her horse and dog.